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Jul 16, 2012 12:00am EDT
st reagan administration, taken a sizable advance, and there was something in her. she could not use --he first person singular pronoun was an enemy of jeanne's. she couldn't bring herself to do the sort of e mest veti, enge -- personal revelation into her million missouri and -- memoirs, and i talked too her trying to convince her, and she was like, i'd like too but i can't. ani sd,'lelp y doew a do a syllabus -- naive of me, work as an editor of your own life rather than a creator of your own life. so we went long like that for quite a number of conversations, andhell wna lyom hdo it, and after she died, i thought, this is the kind of promiseo keep. it's not as she herself said, a big life, but it's a very important life, and i did this book to keep her moryre >>os tt mp -- explains the title, boy r "the big little life." it's important to arabout the values shelash in the heartland. and she grew up in a socty where the values were very good, but whereir yom ot nessalyge get a four-year college degree or have a career. so if you could talk about her family background and the things
CSPAN
Jul 29, 2012 9:00pm EDT
that rationally neutral black politicians have been using and talk about the consequences of the strategies for present day black politics. >> host: okay. so you'd say it's more than about obama, though? he's the central figure -- >> guest: yeah. it's a way lot more. i think history is very important to figuring out what's going on at the moment, and so not only it's about grounding the rise of obama, but within history i talk about the jesse jackson campaigns, chicago politics back in 1928 with the first blank -- black congressman coming from the southside of chicago. i talk about ideological fishers around liberation, theology, prosperity, gospel, and this long history about the politics of respectability. looking at -- the need of black elites to raise up what i describe as the untalented nine-tenths within the black community to present a positive face to america, white america, about racial progress. the rise of obama is within all of these contexts. to sort of explain the 2008 race and what obama did as a candidate, particularly when he faced issues of race, it has to be anchored in t
CSPAN
Jul 30, 2012 12:00am EDT
strategies that racially neutral black politics -- black politicians have been using, and talk about the consequences of those strategies for present-day black politics. >> host: you would say it's more than about obama, though. he is a stroll figure, kind of instigated -- >> guest: it's way, way a lot more. i think history is very important to sort of figuring out what's going on at the moment. and so not only it's about what a grounding the rise of obama within history, i talk about shirley chisolm, jesse jackson, chicago politics, starting way back in 1928. with the first black congressman from the south side of chicago, and i talk about these ideological fissures in black -- this long history about the politics of resuspectability, looking at the need of black elite to raise up what i would describe the untalented 9/10th s in the black community to put a positive face to white america about racial progress, and so the rise of obama is within all these contexts, and sort of explains the 2008 race and what obama did as a candidate, particularly when he faced issues of race. it has
CSPAN
Jul 28, 2012 10:00pm EDT
at the various campaign strategies that racially neutral lack politics and black politicians have been using and talks about the consequences of those strategies for present-day black politics. >> host: okay so you would say it's more than about obama though, the central theme, it's about a lot more? >> guest: it's way a lot more. i think history is very important to sort of figuring out what's going on at the moment and so not only is it about the grounding rise of obama within history. i talk about sort of shirley chisholm and jesse jackson campaigns and i talk about chicago politics starting way back in 1928 with the first black congressman coming from the south side chicago and i talk about the ideological fissures within the black communities around liberation theology, prosperity, gospel and this long history about the politics of respectability, looking at sort of the need of black communities to raise up what i would describe as the untalented 910th within the black community to present a positive face to america, to white america about racial progress and so the rise of obama is wit
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